Port-aux-Français
French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Long-term weather forecast
Long-term weather forecast

January weather forecast and climate
Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands

January, the same as December, is another fresh summer month in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, with average temperature fluctuating between 11.2°C (52.2°F) and 4.1°C (39.4°F).

Temperature

In January, the average high-temperature is relatively the same as in December - a still cool 11.2°C (52.2°F). The average low-temperature, in January, is 4.1°C (39.4°F).

Rainfall

In Port-aux-Français, during January, the rain falls for 16 days and regularly aggregates up to 48.9mm (1.9") of precipitation. Throughout the year, in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, there are 169 rainfall days, and 707.9mm (27.9") of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

January, March through December are months with snowfall.

Sea temperature

In Port-aux-Français, the average seawater temperature in January is 4°C (39.2°F).
Note: For swimming, this is considered extremely cold, dangerous, and life-threatening. Unless suitably protected with insulated waterproof clothing, hypothermia quickly occurs.

Daylight

In January, the average length of the day in Port-aux-Français is 15.7h.

Sunshine

With an average of 6.1h of sunshine, January has the most sunshine of the year in Port-aux-Français.

UV index

Months with the highest UV index are January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 8. A UV Index of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation for the ordinary person.
Note: The daily maximum UV index of 8 interpret into the following advice:
Take special precautions, as unprotected eyes and skin can be burned and damaged quickly. The Sun's UV radiation is most powerful between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. To the extent possible, limit exposure to the direct sun during these hours. On bright days sunglasses that block both UVA and UVB rays should be worn. A hat with a wide brim is extremely helpful, as it can prevent roughly 50% of UV radiation from reaching the eyes. Beware! The strength of the UV rays is increased nearly double-fold by the reflection of the snow.

What is the temperature in January in Port-aux-Français?

The average high-temperature, in January, in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, is 11.2°C (52.2°F), while the average low-temperature is 4.1°C (39.4°F).

How much does it rain in Port-aux-Français in January?

In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, in January, it is raining for 16 days, with typically 48.9mm (1.9") of accumulated precipitation.

What is the last month it snows in Port-aux-Français?

January is the last month it regularly snows in Port-aux-Français. Throughout January, there are 1 snowfall days.

What is the water temperature in January in Port-aux-Français?

In Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, the average seawater temperature in January is 4°C (39.2°F). For swimming, this is considered life-threatening and very dangerous. The water feels painfully cold, and hyperventilation quickly occurs. A specialized swimsuit is mandatory to reduce thermal damage.

What is the average length of the day in January in Port-aux-Français?

The average length of the day in January in Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands, is 15.7h.

What month has the most sunshine in Port-aux-Français?

The month with the most sunshine in Port-aux-Français is January, with an average of 6.1h of sunshine.

How long on average sun shines in January in Port-aux-Français?

The average sunshine in January in Port-aux-Français is 6.1h.

When is the highest UV index in Port-aux-Français?

January and December, with an average maximum UV index of 8, are months with the highest UV index.

What is the UV index intensity in January in Port-aux-Français?

In January, the average daily maximum UV index in Port-aux-Français is 8. A UV Index value of 8 to 10 symbolizes a very high health threat from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays.
Average temperature in January - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average high temperature in January: 11.2°C

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is February (11.5°C).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is July (4.8°C).

  • Average low temperature in January: 4.1°C

The month with the highest average low temperature is February (4.3°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average low temperature) are July and August (-0.8°C).

Average rainfall in January - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average rainfall in January: 48.9mm

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is May (69mm).
The driest month (with the lowest rainfall) is February (45.5mm).

Average rainfall days in January - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average rainfall days in January: 16 days

Months with the highest number of rainy days are January, March, April and December (16 days).
The month with the lowest number of rainy days is September (12 days).

Average snowfall days in January - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average snowfall days in January: 1 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is August (13 days).
The month with the lowest number of snowfall days is February (0 days).

Average sea temperature in January - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average sea temperature in January: 4°C

Best months for swimming (with the highest average sea temperature) are February and March (5°C).
Coldest months (with the lowest average sea temperature) are July, August, September and October (2°C).

Average daylight in January / Average sunshine in January - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average daylight in January: 15.7h

The month with the longest days is December (Average daylight: 16.2h).
The month with shortest days is June (Average daylight: 8.3h).

  • Average sunshine in January: 6.1h

The month with most sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 6.1h).
The month with least sunshine is June (Average sunshine: 2.4h).

Average UV index in January - Port-aux-Français, French Southern and Antarctic Lands
  • Average UV index in January: 8

Months with the highest UV index are January and December (UV index 8).
Months with the lowest UV index are May, June, July and August (UV index 1).